Many people who love St. Therese become her messengers by giving these prayer cards to others. They are a beautiful way to introduce others to the Little Flower. Her life story, the two most popular prayers, and the original portrait make these cards ideal for spreading devotion to St. Therese. These prayer cards can be given to family members, friends at work, neighbours, and members of your Church groups. Distribute them to patients in hospitals and rest homes, or to shut-ins. Include them in your letters and gift cards. You will be an example of St. Therese's "Little Way," and will help make the Little Flower better known! If you would like to view the text of these very inspirational prayers:
O Glorious St. Therese, whom Almighty God has raised up to aid and inspire the human family, I implore your Miraculous Intercession. You are so powerful in obtaining every need of body and spirit from the Heart of God. Holy Mother Church proclaims you "Prodigy of Miracles... the greatest saint of Modern Times." Now I fervently beseech you to answer my petition (mention here) and to carry out your promises of spending heaven doing good on earth... of letting fall from Heaven a Shower of Roses. Little Flower, give me your childlike faith, to see the Face of God in the people and experiences of my life, and to love God with full confidence. St. Therese, my Carmelite Sister, I will fulfill your plea "to be made known everywhere" and I will continue to lead others to Jesus through you.
My Novena Rose Prayer
O Little Therese of the Child Jesus,
please pick for me a rose from the heavenly gardens
and send it to me as a message of love.
O Little Flower of Jesus,
ask God to grant the favors I now place
with confidence in your hands . .
(Mention specific requests)
St. Therese, help me to always believe
as you did in God's great love for me,
so that I might imitate your "Little Way" each day.